Job: Food Service Associate

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Job Description

Food Service Associate


Job-Patient Care Support
Daily Schedule-Evenings
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period-0
Weekends Required -Occasional

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.  We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!
Job Summary:

Performs a broad scope of dietary and kitchen/utensil/equipment sanitation duties using recognized safety, sanitary and food-handling standards and procedures.  Duties include collecting menu selections from patients, assembling and delivering trays to patients, washing dishes and pots, kitchen cleaning and cash handling.  Food production, cleaning tables and floors, clearing plates, catering set-up, serving and breakdown.

Essential Duties:
  • Sets up patient trays and delivers meals to patient rooms and units.  Collects soiled trays and brings carts/trays to the kitchen area for cleaning.
  • Observes and informs nursing staff when patient’s lack the desire to eat. 
  • Sets up catering and delivers, serves and cleans.  Sets up and delivers food trays for meetings, as needed.
  • Makes protein shakes or blend foods in accordance with recipe cards and less complex recipes such as gelatin, pudding, baked goods and other retail snack food items.
  • Performs kitchen duties; including, but is not limited to, wiping down counters, tables and other surfaces, washing coffee pots, soup containers and shelves and sweeping floors.  Responsible for washing dishes, pots and utensils.
  • Stocks retail and cafĂ© areas.  Assists in putting freight away.
  • Performs cash register duties and answers phone, as needed. 


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. 


  • Six months recent work experience in a healthcare field and/or large-volume food preparation that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.


  • Current Washington State Department of Health Food Worker Card is required.


We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  

Requisition Title

CHI-Franciscan Highline Medical Center